AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES Release Date Changed to Sept. 17th, 2019 for North America, Sept. 19th, 2019 in Japan

Quite a bump back

LONG BEACH, CA, MAY 15, 2019 — A new release date has been announced for Spike Chunsoft’s upcoming detective adventure, AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES. The game will be released on September 17 for North America.

We deeply apologize for the change, but we would like to assure the community that it was necessary to ensure the best product possible. We know our fans are eagerly anticipating this title, and we will continue to strive to meet your expectations.

The game launches on September 17 for PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch™, and Steam®!

Preorder the standard edition or the North American exclusive Special Agent Edition today from your local retailer.

AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES Special Agent Edition – $89.99

A-set Acrylic Stand – Approxiamately 6 inches tall
Outer Box – Original Artwork by character designer Yusuke Kozaki
THOUGHTS REMaiN BELOW Artbook – 30+ pages of sketches and concept art
A-set’s #1 Fan Stickers – 3 vinyl stickers
AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES for Nintendo Switch or PlayStation 4


The mind never lies…

In a near-future Tokyo, detective Kaname Date is on the case of a mysterious serial killer. Date must investigate crime scenes as well as dreams on the hunt for clues. From the mind of Kotaro Uchikoshi (Zero Escape series director), with character design by the Yusuke Kozaki (NO MORE HEROES, Fire Emblem series), a thrilling neo-noir detective adventure is about to unfold.


One rainy night in November, a woman's body is found at an abandoned theme park, mounted on a merry-go-round horse. She had been stabbed repeatedly, and her left eye was gouged out.

Kaname Date of the Metropolitan Police Department arrives on the scene. He recognizes the woman. Suddenly, he hears a noise from inside the merry-go-round.

He breaks into the merry-go-round's central column to find a young girl. And in her hands, she grips a bloody ice pick...

Along with the North American delay, a similar delay was announced for Japan. The Japanese release date is now set for Sept. 19th, 2019.


What about Europe? The same as America, I guess, but it's strange that they didn't mention it at all.

Wed May 15 19 08:03am
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I was thinking the same. I got my eyes on this one. Looks fascinating so far.

I was disappointed when I first heard, but I’ll always take a delayed great game over one quickly rushed out. As a HUGE fan of the Zero Escape series, I trust Kotaro Uchikoshi to really put all his effort into bringing us the best game possible! Already had the limited edition preordered, I can wait 2 more months! Especially with the backlog I have lol.


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